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How to Fix Amp / Speaker Turn On / Turn Off Pop

What is turn on / turn off pop?

A lot of people have probably noticed that after installing a new piece of equipment, you will get a pop in your speakers or subwoofer when you first turn the key on, turn the key off, or sometimes both. There can be many causes of turn on/off pop including amp ground, bad amp, or the order the amp is being turned on or off.

Subaru Grounding Kit

CAA Mobile Installations full copper grounding kit to fix the sub par factory Subaru grounding. 2002-2007 Subaru Grounding Kit $49.75 FREE SHIPPING in US. Grounding kits have been proven to provide several benefits

How to Wire Subs: Series/Parallel, Ohms, and Single vs. Dual Voice Coils (With Diagrams)

Probably one of the things people have the most trouble with when installing multiple subs or dual voice coil subs is when it comes to wiring them to the amp. This post will explain what series and parallel wiring is, a little bit on Ohm’s law, the difference between single and dual voice coil subs, and how to wire subs to different Ohm loads.

Random Time: Finding Optimal Shift Points

Welcome to Random Time where I share something unrelated to car audio, but still pretty interesting. Today’s topic is how to find shift optimal points using an excel spreadsheet I made.

Pioneer TS-D1720C Component Speakers Review

If you are looking for a low cost set of decent components, definitely add these to your list. For the price, they are great. They deliver decent low end performance, and the big silk dome tweeters deliver natural sounding highs with a relatively low crossover point.